NETFLIX has it’s sights on anime. Recently, NETFLIX has announced several new partnerships and new anime projects heading to the streaming service. anima inc, Sublimation Inc, and David Productions Inc. join the streaming giant to add to it’s growing anime library. Currently, NETFLIX already works with Production IG and bones.inc and will continue to do so with new projects coming as well. Each of the projects announced will be jointly produced with NETFLIX.
Here is the list of announced projects: Altered Carbon: Resleeved, Dragon’s Dogma, SPRIGGAN, Ghost in the Shell:SAC_2045, Vampire in the Garden, and Super Crooks. No official release dates yet, except with Ghost in the Shell expected sometime in 2020. NETFLIX is pushing hard with the upcoming void that will be left by Disney. Already a giant in original content, adding a huge anime sector of new anime content will please many.
Below are descriptions of each of the anime provided by NETFLIX.
Altered Carbon: Resleeved – anima Inc.
This anime feature spin-off, set in the same universe of the Netflix original live-action sci-fi series (second season in production from Skydance Television), will explore new elements of the story mythology.
Dragon’s Dogma – Sublimation Inc.
Based on a world-famous action RPG set in an open world, Dragon’s Dogma from CAPCOM will be brought to life as a Netflix original anime series. The story follows a man’s journey seeking revenge on a dragon who stole his heart. On his way, the man is brought back to life as an ‘Arisen’. An action adventure about a man challenged by demons who represent the seven deadly sins of humans.
SPRIGGAN – David Production Inc.
Netflix original anime based on classic manga by Hiroshi Takashige, illustrated by Ryoji Minagawa. Edgy sci-fi battle action about a man with supernatural powers to seal historical remains.
Ghost in the Shell: SAC _2045 – Production I.G, Inc.
Created by Masamune Shiro, the sequel of much acclaimed Ghost In the Shell SAC series has come back as a full 3DCG anime series. Directors Kenji Kamiyama, Shinji Aramaki and SOLA DIGITAL ARTS will collaborate once again following ULTRAMAN (streaming 1 April on Netflix). This is the first Ghost In the Shell series to be brought to fans with a double director.
Vampire in the Garden – WIT STUDIO
An original series by WIT STUDIO on two girls Momo and Fine from different backgrounds who meet by chance. A story about an unlikely friendship between human and vampire race that intertwines with the power or music.
Super Crooks – bones.inc
A story by Mark Millar and artist Leinil Francis Yu, the creators of Kick Ass and Wanted. Crime and thrills meets supernatural powers in this Millarworld title.